Belarusian President Lukashenko discusses idea of constitutional referendum
Belarus - Referendum on new constitution
Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko offers to hand over power after referendum
BELARUS: REFERENDUM ON CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM UPDATE
Belarus - Referendum vote on new constitution
A seven-question referendum was held in Belarus on 24 November 1996. Four questions were put forward by President Alexander Lukashenko on changing the date of the country's independence day, amending the constitution, changing laws on the sale of land and the abolition of the death penalty. The Supreme Council put forward three questions on constitutional amendments by the Communist and Agrarian factions, local elections and the national finances.